Photographer's Note

Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain range in South East Asia. The highest peak is Low's Peak standing at 4095.2m asl. Other than this, it has another 16 peaks at various height scattered on its ridges or plateaux.

Mount Kinabalu has two ridges. The Eastern Ridge and Western Ridge. Almost all the tourists goes to the Western Ridge because that's where Low's Peak is. Other than Low's Peak, there are another 10 crags nestling here.
1. South Peak/Kinabalu South
2. Tunku Abdul Rahman Peak
3. Donkey Ears
4. Ugly Sister
5. St. Andrew
6. Victoria
7. St. John
8. Oyayubi Oya
9. Alexandria
10. Dewali Pinnacles

Eastern Ridge takes some doing. To get there, about 10 metres before the Rockface before the rope, is a trail that leads to the right following the base of the rockface. The trail is pretty precarious and requiring more care compared to going to Western Ridge. There are aluminium ladders and ropes going up the almost vertical rockfaces leading to the Eastern Plateau. Here on the plateau, you could see and maybe scramble;
1. Phallus Peak
2. King Edward
3. King George
4. Mesilau
5. Echoing Rock
6. North Peak

You could see this view on the photo from Kinabalu Pine Resort, on the hillside facing the mountain, at Kundasang.

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